Video | Business Headlines | Internet | Science | Scientific Ethics | Technology | Search

 


Adopt a Star at Carter Observatory

MEDIA RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

21 October 2013


People may never be able to own stars, but they can adopt one with Carter Observatory!

Those of us looking for something just a little bit different for the special ones in our lives can now adopt a star from Carter Observatory. Presented with your very own certificate you can select a Single Star, a Binary Star for couples, or a Super Bright Star such as Sirius, Rigel or Betelgeuse. The adopted star is unique to the nominated person, and is visible from New Zealand.

Adopt a star supports Carter Observatory’s work sharing the heritage and culture of our southern skies

It's another way to catch the stars at Carter!

Your Adopt a Star pack contains:
• A certificate dedicating the selected star to a nominated person or event
• Coordinates and instructions on how to locate your adopted star in the night sky
• Background information on your star’s constellation and type
• A sheet of astronomical terms
• A Carter Observatory Star Supporter Lapel Pin

Options available include:
• Single star $ 50.00
• Binary Star (for couples) $ 70.00
• Super stars $ 200.00

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Crown Accounts: Government Ekes Out Six-Month Surplus Of $9M

The New Zealand government eked out a tiny surplus in the first six months of the fiscal year as growth in domestic consumption lifted the goods and services tax take, while uncertainties over the Kaikoura earthquake costs meant expenses were less than expected. More>>

ALSO:

Almost 400 Jobs: Shock At Cadbury's Dunedin Factory Closure

Workers at Cadbury in Dunedin are reeling after learning this morning that the iconic Cadbury factory is to close, with the loss of almost 400 jobs... “The company had reported it was doing well and this has come out of the blue,” says Chas. More>>

ALSO:

Transport: Boards Of Inquiry For Auckland Roading Projects

Boards of Inquiry have been appointed to decide on two significant Auckland roading projects in a move which will get a decision by the end of the year, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith and Conservation Minister Maggie Barry announced today. More>>

ALSO:

Three Months On: Quake Reciovery In Kaikōura And Elsewhere

Three months after the magnitude 7.8 earthquake on 14 November, encouraging recovery progress is being made in affected communities. More>>

ALSO:

Jetstar, Qantas For Govt Transport: Government Still In Talks With Air NZ

The government is still negotiating with national carrier Air New Zealand in a cross-agency air travel contract that will add a number of new airlines to the list of approved flyers. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sci-Tech
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news